University of East London
University Way,London, E16 2RD,United Kingdom
The University of East London (UEL) is a public university consisting of three colleges, the College of Applied Health and Communities, the College of Arts, Technology and Innovation and the College of Professional Services. The university is one of the top academic institutions providing its students with quality education and excellent career opportunities. The roots of the university can be traced back to 1892, when the West Ham Technical Institute was established. It became a university in 1992. As of February 2019, there were more than 17,000 students from 135 countries.
UEL has three campuses, Stratford and Docklands, the newest of which, Stratford University Square, opened in September 2013. The UEL campuses are situated in Newham, the host city of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, close to two Olympic venues; Stratford Olympic Park and Docklands Excel Centre. UEL’s Olympic and Paralympic initiatives, including research, student engagement and sports collaborations, have been ongoing since it was announced that London’s bid to host the Games was successful in 2005.
- Hilary Armstrong – British Labour Party politician and formerly Member of Parliament
- Roger Ashton-Griffiths – British actor, writer and director
- Garry Bushell – British journalist and broadcaster
- Sonam Kapoor – Bollywood actress
- The business hours of the City of London overlap with all the other business hours around the globe. That implies that those in town can trade in the morning with the Eastern Hemisphere and in the evening with the Western Hemisphere.
- Cultural diversity is first on our list of London facts. As one of the world's most diverse cities, London has more than 8 million residents who speak more than 300 languages collectively, including Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Cantonese, Mandarin, Hokkien, and English, of course.
- Big Ben is perhaps the most popular landmark in London. Surprisingly, the name ' The Clock Tower ' is actually intended to go, while ' Big Ben ' is the bell's name. Free to bear that reality to your friends and family if you ever go on a trip to London.